Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 144 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 73 59 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.29% 1.03% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 3.78% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 52
South West median daily rate £363 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -1.52% +2.72%
10th Percentile £298 £269 £265
90th Percentile £450 £425 £400
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
South West median hourly rate - £23.53 £56.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.38% -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £31.25 £52.17
% change year-on-year +32.00% -40.10% +49.06%

Entity Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1455 1560 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.34% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1142 1260
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +21 39 £350 +7.77% 8
Bristol -3 17 £388 +10.71% 6
Dorset +8 8 £400 - 5
Gloucestershire +5 4 - - 1
Cornwall - 2 £250 - 1
Devon -3 1 £405 +62.00% 1
Somerset -10 1 £400 +33.33% 4
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 70 (95.89%) .NET
1 70 (95.89%) .NET Framework
2 67 (91.78%) MVC
3 64 (87.67%) C#
4 53 (72.60%) ASP.NET
5 47 (64.38%) JavaScript
6 43 (58.90%) HTML
7 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (46.58%) SQL Server
10 33 (45.21%) CSS
11 29 (39.73%) jQuery
12 27 (36.99%) AngularJS
13 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (32.88%) SQL
15 23 (31.51%) HTML5
16 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
17 19 (26.03%) WCF
18 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
19 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (16.44%) CMS
22 11 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 10 (13.70%) TDD
23 10 (13.70%) LINQ
24 9 (12.33%) MVVM
24 9 (12.33%) Web Services
24 9 (12.33%) IIS
24 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.44%) CMS
2 9 (12.33%) IIS
3 7 (9.59%) Kentico
4 4 (5.48%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) CTI
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (46.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) DB2
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.22%) NuGet
5 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.85%) JIRA
6 4 (5.48%) Grunt
7 3 (4.11%) PostCSS
7 3 (4.11%) webpack
8 2 (2.74%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.74%) Subversion
8 2 (2.74%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) French Language
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 48 (65.75%) .NET Developer
3 23 (31.51%) C# Developer
4 19 (26.03%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (19.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.33%) HTML Developer
9 6 (8.22%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Architect
11 3 (4.11%) CMS Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Data Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Umbraco Developer
12 2 (2.74%) DevOps Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (95.89%) .NET
1 70 (95.89%) .NET Framework
2 53 (72.60%) ASP.NET
3 43 (58.90%) HTML
4 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (45.21%) CSS
6 29 (39.73%) jQuery
7 27 (36.99%) AngularJS
8 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (31.51%) HTML5
10 19 (26.03%) WCF
11 11 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (13.70%) LINQ
13 9 (12.33%) Web Services
14 8 (10.96%) RESTful
15 7 (9.59%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (9.59%) SOAP
16 6 (8.22%) CSS3
16 6 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (8.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) iPad
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (91.78%) MVC
2 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.70%) TDD
5 9 (12.33%) MVVM
5 9 (12.33%) SDLC
6 8 (10.96%) DevOps
7 7 (9.59%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.22%) Data Extraction
8 6 (8.22%) SOLID
8 6 (8.22%) System Testing
8 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.85%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) Web Development
10 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.48%) Scrum
10 4 (5.48%) SOA
11 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) C#
2 47 (64.38%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.88%) SQL
4 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.11%) R
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.74%) RedGate
3 2 (2.74%) Twitter
3 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian